David Bradley Calls It Quits on the Texas State Board of Education

There is, sadly, a considerable list of divisive figures who have served on the State Board of Education. But even within that context, it’s hard to name one who has been more divisive than David Bradley, R-BeaumontBuna. On Monday Bradley announced he would not seek re-election next year and will retire from the SBOE District […]

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Texas Freedom Network Statement on Passage of SB801

TFN PRESIDENT: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS WILL USE THIS BILL TO RETURN TEXAS TO THE WORST YEARS OF THE TEXTBOOK WARS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2017 AUSTIN – Texas Freedom Network President Kathy Miller is warning that today’s passage of SB801 by the House and Senate threatens to return Texas to the worst […]

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TFN Statement on Senate Passage of HB1291: Making the Textbook Wars Worse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2017 The Texas Senate voted today to approve HB1291, which the Senate Education Committee revised to allow the State Board of Education by bypass legislative safeguards against textbook censorship. The House must now either approve the revised bill or send it to a conference committee. The Senate version of HB1291 […]

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Evolution Fight Returns to the Texas SBOE

Nearly two decades into the 21st century, the State Board of Education is set this week to fight — yet again – over what Texas public school students should learn about evolution in their science classrooms. Seriously. […]

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